I Love Pickled Onions! Especially Homemade!

How to pickle onions I love pickled onions! They are a great condiment that can be used in so many different ways. I love to add them to salads, sandwiches, hamburgers, hot dogs, or even just straight out of the jar! The vinegar and spices give them a great flavor that is both tart and sweet. I also love how they add a crunchy texture to whatever dish I am eating. Whether you are looking for a new way to spice up your favorite recipe or just seeking out a tasty snack, pickled onions are a great option!

How to Make Pickled Onions

How to Make Pickled Onions

Hello friends, Pickled Onions are a great condiment to have in your fridge for any occasion! Put them on a burger, taco, or even in a salad! Let me show you how to make these delcious pickled onions
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Makes a 3 ½ cups / 750ml jar

  • 1 or 2 Red Onions
  • 1 Red Chili Pepper cut into quarters seeds removed
  • ¾ cup Red or White Wine Vinegar
  • ¾ cup Water
  • ¼ cup Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 2 or 3 Star Anise Seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Whole Black Pepper


  • Mix all ingredients except the chili pepper and the anis seed.  
  • Cut the onion into very thin slices and cover them with boiling water and leave them covered for about 30 minutes.
  • Drain the onion and place them in your jar and add the chili pepper and the anis seed.
  • Pour the pickle juice on top and let it to room temperature for about 2 hours and refrigerate up to 1 month.
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